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Software Library: MS-DOS Games

Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta - contact Jason Scott, Software Curator, if there are issues or questions. Thanks to eXo for contributions and assistance with this archive.



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Platforms Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS Developed by Spidersoft Limited Published by Alternative Software Ltd. Released 1995 Genre Action Gameplay Pinball Perspective Top-down Misc Licensed Description Britt Alcroft's train-based characters (famously voiced by Ringo Starr) were brought to several computer games, and this is perhaps the most unusual, simplifying the game of pinball to aim it at younger players. Four different tables are included, based loosely around Thomas, James, Percy and Toby. Up...
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Also For Amiga Developed by DMA Design Limited Published by Psygnosis Limited Released 1994 Genre Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Perspective Side view Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation, Platform ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Description More lemming action this time with new skills and obstacles for them to overcome. Three islands to adventure on each featuring a different tribe of Lemmings to save. They are as follows, Classic Lemmings, Egyptian Lemmings, or the Shadow Lemmings. From...
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Also For Macintosh, SNES Developed by Peninsula Gameworks Published by Velocity Inc. Released 1992 Genre Action, Racing / Driving, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective 1st-person Vehicular Tank Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Spectre is a 3D shooter where the player drives a little red car/tank and blasts away enemies. The gameplay is similar to Battlezone , and obviously inspired by it. There is a selection of three tanks, each with three values (speed; armor; and...
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by DMA Design Limited
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Also For Amiga Developed by DMA Design Limited Published by Psygnosis Limited Released 1991 Genre Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Description Xmas Lemmings is a demo released to promote Oh No! More Lemmings . It includes two levels from Oh No! (different ones depending on version and platform) and two new exclusive Christmas-themed levels. The levels feature snowy landscapes, snowmen, festive lights, Christmas songs as background music and the Lemmings dressed...
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Universal Warrior Also For Amiga Developed by Merit Studios (Europe) Limited Published by Merit Studios, Inc. Released 1995 Genre Action Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Gameplay Arcade, Managerial / Business Simulation, Shooter Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Universal Warrior (or The Machines , as is the official title of the PC version) is a top-down maze shooter in the vein of Gauntlet and Alien Breed , with added economic elements. The game alternates between equipment...
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Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh, SAM Coupé Developed by DMA Design Limited Published by Psygnosis Limited Released 1991 Genre DLC / Add-on, Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Description Oh No! More Lemmings is the follow-up to Lemmings . The game features 100 new levels, and all new graphics and music. It was released in both a stand-alone and an add-on version. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Platform DOS Released May 07, 1994 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Platform, Shooter Perspective Top-down Visual 2D scrolling Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Deep in the Xon system lies a source of absolute power, protected by dangerous creatures known as the Octaxon. Weighing the risks, an adventurer named Parsec dons a jetpack suit fitted with a two-level bolt emitter and heads out in search of his prize. Parsec Man 3D is a minimalist action platformer shooter, with a stripped-down...
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Also For Windows Released 1989 Genre Simulation Gameplay Dating Simulation, RPG elements Narrative Adult, Romance Description This game pits the player as a single man on the prowl for some action. Custom-building the personality and traits of a romantic counterpart, the game can simulate a wide variety of dating experiences, each of which scenarios offers a number of multiple-choice questions yielding an impact on how well the date ultimately went. Over the course of a series of dates that go...
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by Linel
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Also For Amiga Developed by Linel Published by Linel Released 1992 Genre Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Interface Point and Select Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description The Game of Life is a real-time puzzle game. Calling itself modestly "the ultimate cell simulation", the Game of Life tries to recreate the processes inside a simple organic structure. This body consists of five different types of cells: The proto cells (the "flesh") will grow quickly and...
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Also For Amiga Developed by Linel Published by Linel Released 1992 Genre Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Interface Point and Select Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description The Game of Life is a real-time puzzle game. Calling itself modestly "the ultimate cell simulation", the Game of Life tries to recreate the processes inside a simple organic structure. This body consists of five different types of cells: The proto cells (the "flesh") will grow quickly and...
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by Brainchild Design
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Official Site Chickens 2 Developed by Brainchild Design Platform DOS Published by Brainchild Design Released Jan 09, 1998 Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Description Gory events continue with this sequel to Chickens : As you can easily guess the human race is at war with chickens. Once again you kill as many chickens as you can. You have a limited time. And this time you don't use bombs, you have a pointer, every time you press your mouse button it shoots! Coded in C. Emailware (This means if you...
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by DMA Design
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Platforms Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, FM Towns, Game Boy, Genesis, SNES Developed by DMA Design Limited Published by Psygnosis Limited Released 1993 Pacing Real-Time Perspective Side view Genre Puzzle Interface Multiple Units/Characters Control, Point and Select Gameplay Platform Visual 2D scrolling Description The sequel to Lemmings has a plot describing how the Lemmings have split into 12 distinct tribes, each of which has their own landscape and their own cultural identity - they...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by DMA Design Limited
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Also For Amiga Developed by DMA Design Limited Published by Psygnosis Limited Released 1993 Genre Action, Role-Playing (RPG) Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Perspective 1st-person Interface Multiple Units/Characters Control ESRB Rating Teen Description The year is 2712, and four mercenaries have been sent to the planet Graveyard on a hostage rescue mission. Upon arriving, however, they discover that the call for help was just an excuse to lure them into proving grounds, where they will have to...
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by DMA Design Limited
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Developed by DMA Design Limited Published by Psygnosis Limited Released 1990 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description The speech in the introductory sequence probably sums things up best - "the biggest unanswered question is 'where is the money?" The player has 4 missions to take on, in each case trying to kill baddies for the money they have, which can be spent in the shop rooms to...
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by Bubble Bus Software
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Developed by Bubble Bus Software Platform DOS Published by Personal Software Services Released 1989 Genre Strategy/Tactics Pacing Real-Time Perspective Top-down Setting Post-Apocalyptic Description When mankind started inputting the events into Earth's biosphere it was unable to handle, the biosphere crashed. Genetically modified organisms led to the death of all life forms except androids produced for the last war. They collected resources, built robots, sent them out to fight, and so on. The...
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by DMA Design Limited
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 Developed by DMA Design Limited Published by Psygnosis Limited Released 1989 Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Six ruthless dictators have collaborated to create the planet Draconia, which contains some of the most gruesome and harmful life-forms imaginable, all indulging in some rather unsavoury actions. Thus, you must go in your spaceship to destroy them all. The game is a side-scrolling...
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by ORIGIN Systems, Inc.
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Also For Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC-98 Developed by ORIGIN Systems, Inc. Published by ORIGIN Systems, Inc. Released 1989 Genre Puzzle Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Omega casts the player into the role of a cyber-tank designer and programmer. The goal is to design a powerful tank capable of defeating opponents within the frames of a limited budget. A successful completion of this task grants the player character a higher...
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Xmas Lemmings 1992 Platforms Amiga, DOS, Macintosh Developed by DMA Design Limited Published by Psygnosis Limited Released 1992 Genre Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Description The 1992 edition of Xmas Lemmings is another free demo intended to promote Lemmings and Oh No! More Lemmings . It includes four entirely new Christmas-themed levels, in the same style as the 1991 demo : Jingle Bells and other Christmas songs as background music and the Lemmings moving...
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MS-DOS: Omega by (1989) Also For Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, PC-98 Developed by ORIGIN Systems, Inc. Published by ORIGIN Systems, Inc. Released 1989 Genre Puzzle Perspective Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Description Omega casts the player into the role of a cyber-tank designer and programmer. The goal is to design a powerful tank capable of defeating opponents within the frames of a limited budget. A successful completion of this task grants the player...
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by Genesis Software
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Developed by Genesis Software Published by Codemasters Software Company Limited, The Released 1993 Genre Action Gameplay Platform Perspective Side view Visual 2D scrolling Setting Africa, Europe Description CJ the baby elephant has fled captivity, and is desperate to reach his home in Africa. That means trekking halfway around the world, armed only with an infinite supply of peanuts and a handful of bombs (fortunately more can be collected as...
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MISSING COVER Also For Apple II, Commodore 64 Developed by Strategic Studies Group Pty Ltd. Published by Strategic Studies Group Pty Ltd. Released 1990 Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Pacing Turn-based Perspective Top-down Gameplay Wargame Setting Historical Events, North America Description Decisive Battles of the American Civil War, Vol. 1 lets you take the place of commanding generals in six battles of the American Civil War: first Bull Run, Shiloh, second Bull Run, Antietam,...
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by Magnetic Fields (Software Design) Ltd.
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Also For Amiga, Atari ST, Genesis Developed by Magnetic Fields (Software Design) Ltd. Published by Gremlin Graphics Software Limited Released 1993 Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade Perspective Behind view Vehicular Automobile, Street Racing Misc Licensed Description Licensed by the classic British car company, this game featured 2 modes of play - one has you racing against 19 computer rivals (with witty names such as Alain Phosphate and Crash-Hard Banger), and the other pits you against...
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Developed by Sculptured Software, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Accolade, Inc. Released 1992 Genre Sports Perspective 1st-person Sport Golf Description The Signature Edition is an improved version of Jack Nicklaus' Unlimited Golf & Course Design . The game and course design interface are fairly similar so there is no learning curve if you've played the first, but now the graphics and sound are greatly improved. The Signature Edition could also play courses created for Unlimited Golf, and...
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by Diversions Entertainment
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Developed by Diversions Entertainment Platform DOS Published by Moon Doggie Released 1994 Gameplay Arcade, Fighting Perspective Side view Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Vehicular Mecha / Giant Robot Description One Must Fall 2097 is a fighting game with a twist. Instead of the usual Street Fighter II trend of games, in this game you play one of 10 characters controlling one of 10 huge robots in a fighting match. According to the game, in the year 2097, the...
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